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Lawmakers Looking at Conservatorships Like Britney Spears'

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A recent New York Times documentary shed light on Britney Spears' allegedly abusive conservatorship managed by her father.

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ALEX LIVINGSTON: Well, the "Free Britney" movie has gained the support of some Republican lawmakers. A "New York Times" documentary shed some light on Britney Spears' allegedly abusive conserva-- conservatorship by her father, Jamie Spears. Now, Representatives Matt Gaetz and Jim Jordan are calling on the House Judiciary Committee to take up unjust con-- conserv-- excuse me-- conservatorships in the hearing. The lawmakers released a statement saying the issue goes beyond the pop star and that there are people who, quote, "have less of a voice who are being stripped of their freedoms."

Spears has launched a legal battle to remove her father as the conservator-- conserv-- conservator of her estate.